Landfill Services – Permit Expansion, Cell Construction Plans and Specifications, Construction Quality Assurance (CQA), Brownsville, Texas
Our scope of services to the City of Brownsville’s Public Works Department includes the following:
Preparation of TCEQ permit amendment application for the expansion of the landfill that extended the life of the facility by more than 40 years.
Develop plans, specifications and bid documents for three 8-acre and one 5-acre landfill cells with composite liners and leachate collection systems.
Perform construction-phase engineering services, including CQA and liner certifications for four landfill cells.
Develop the permit modification to incorporate a geosynthetic clay liner as an alternate liner design that saved the city significant expense for purchasing clay.
Conduct subsurface investigations in support of a hydrogeologic characterization, which included installation of piezometers, groundwater monitoring wells and revisions to the groundwater monitoring program.
Prepare a Site Operating Plan that is consistent with TCEQ’s most recent protocol and preserves optimal flexibility for the landfill manager. This includes obtaining a permit modification from the TCEQ for the use of alternative daily cover.
Design, permit and manage a landfill gas collection and central system.
Develop plans, specifications and bid documents for two leachate evaporation ponds with composite liners and over 4,000 feet of leachate forcemain.
Perform construction-phase engineering services, including CQA and liner certifications for two leachate evaporation ponds with composite liners and over 4,000 feet of leachate forcemain.
Perform routine groundwater monitoring and quarterly landfill gas monitoring consistent with the approved plans.
Provide other services, including a landfill financial analysis, a compliance management plan, tire storage and processing registration and a composting plan.